February 24, 2020 - 9:30 am

From: Turning Point

Working With Trans & Gender Diverse People
presented by Sally Goldner

Monday 24th February 10:00am – 11:00am AEST

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This webinar will cover an introduction to gender diversity, differentiating sexual orientation, intersex status, gender identity and expressions.  Also highlighted are key areas of disadvantage and discrimination experienced by trans and gender diverse people and related mental health impacts. Legislative obligations, tips and suggestions on working with trans and gender diverse people are also included.

Within this webinar we will also have an interview with a panellist, Christie, who has a lived experience of alcohol and other drugs dependence and navigating supports and treatment through the AOD service sector as a non-binary person.
There will be time allocated for Q & A.

Presenter: Sally Goldner’s twenty years involvement in Victoria’s LGBTIQ communities includes Transgender Victoria, co-facilitating Transfamily, presenting 3CR’s “Out of the Pan” and as Bisexual Alliance Victoria Treasurer. She was awarded an Order of Australia in 2019, is a life member of 4 organisations, the 2015 LGBTI Victorian of the year and joined the Victorian Women’s Honour Roll in 2016.

Panellist: Christie has a passion for all things social justice and storytelling. They have over 15 years of experience in Melbourne’s theatre scene and have recently become active in the CS sector.  They hope to channel their experiences of living on the margins and through many crises into meaningful change.

Date and time: Monday, 24th February @ 10am AEST
Who should register? This webinar is suitable for workers in the AOD, mental health, allied health and welfare sectors
Registration: There is no cost to attend the Connect & Learn webinar series but registrations are essential: Register here